Sociology 001 (Richardson): Home

Provides a list of resources on how to pursue health and medical research based on the movie, Lorenzo Oil. Also includes an outline of the lecture, and suggestions of databases to use for research in the field of Sociology.

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Lorenzo's Oil online 

R.L. Ballard's Role

Through Youtube.

For more on the "Real story," read chapter 12 on Barron H. Lerner's When Illness Goes Public: Celebrity Patients and How We Look at Medicine


Lorenzo's Oil Movie Cover

Welcome to the Chabot College Library guide to Professor Richardson's Sociology 1 class. Here's some important information about the library you might need for this class and for future classes at Chabot. Visit the library website at

Library Hours: Monday through Thursday 8:00am to 8:00pm and Friday 8:00am to 12:00pm.

If you have any research questions or just get stuck at the library, come talk to the librarian at the reference desk. We are on duty during all library open hours.

If you even have questions at home, you can contact a librarian during open hours at (510) 723-6764 or (510) 723-7006, or go to Chat with a Chabot Librarian.

For general lessons on Library skills, go to our Library Tutorials page:  The Searchpath tutorial provides detailed lessons on research while the other tutorials are brief and interactive.

If you have questions about your library account or borrowing prviliges, you can contact the circulation desk during open hours at (510) 723-7513.

To contact me personally, Email me at  My office is 117.  Go to my schedule for when I am likely available.

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Norman Buchwald
Chabot College Library
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